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October 2, 1880
THE PEOPLE, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 2, 1880
* Rare Midwestern title
* Caricaturist Thomas Nast
This newspaper existed from 1870 thru 1903. Only held by 3 institutions: 1 has just 3 issues; 1 has just 1 issue; 1 has a sizable run.
The Entire front page is taken up with a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Every Public Question With An Eye Only to the Public Good."... See More
October 29, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1892
* Chicago skyline foldout print
* World's Columbian Exposition
Nice full front page print: "Columbian Exposition, Chicago - The Dedication Ceremonies in the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building." with several more pages of Exhibition prints inside.
But the prime content is the large fold out print: "The Heart... See More
July 20, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1861 The full front page is a print of: "Filling Cartridge at the U.S. Arsenal at Watertown, Mass." done by famed artist Winslow Homer.
Other prints within include 5 scenes of: "The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves, Colonel L. Wallace", and another full page with 8 prints of: "Scenes About Camp". A half page shows: &q... See More
July 27, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1861 The front page is taken up with prints of "General Prentis" "Brigadier-General Williams" and a scene of: "Departure of General Lyon & His Command from Boonville, Missouri, for the Arkansas Border."
Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Rich Mountain" & another full page of "Wilson's Z... See More
January 31, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1863 The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.
Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 prints: ... See More
Item #172648HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 7, 1863 The full front page is taken up with prints of: "Rear-Admiral David D. Porter, Commanding Mississippi flotilla" and "Major-General John A. M'Clernand" as well as a nice print showing: "Bombardment of the Post of Arkansas, January 11, 1863."
Inside contains a full page with 3 view of: "Our New Western gunb... See More
May 28, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1864 The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock". There is much reporting on the war with articles: "Our Armies" "The Dead Heroes" "The Army of the Cumberland" "The Early Hopes of the Rebels" "The Army of the Potomac" "The Battles in the Wil... See More
April 22, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1865 The front page shows: "General Sheridan at the Battle of Five Forks" and also: "Cavalry Charge at the Battle of Five Forks". Inside has some nice text on the ending of the Civil War with articles headed: "Palm Sunday" "Grant" "Robert E. Lee" "Abraham Lincoln" and "What Next?&q... See More
April 21, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 21, 1866 Ftpg: 'Abraham Lincoln School for Freedmen, New Orleans'. Terrific fullpg: 'On the Plains--Indians Attacking Butterfield's Overland Dispatch Coach' is a truly fine example of Western Americana for display. Halfpg: 'Street View in Santa Fe, New Mexico' Great issue!
May 26, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1866 Ftpg. has two scenes in 'Memphis, Tenn., During the Riot' one showing: 'Shooting down Negroes' and the other 'Burning a Freedmen's School House'. Three-quarter pg. illus. of: 'Edwin M. Stanton'. Nice fullpg. with 2 illus. of: 'Little Rock, Ark.' fullpg: 'Crevasse on Chim's Plantation, West Baton Rouge, ... See More
March 28, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1868 Great full front page: "George T. Brown, Serving the Summons on President Johnson" concerning his impeachment. Inside is a nice, full page Winslow Homer print: 'The Morning Walk - Young Ladies' School Promenading the Avenue' with accompanying article.
Also a one-third page portrait: 'The Late Daniel Lord.'; a ... See More
January 6, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872 The full front full page is an illustration of "New Year's Day -The First Caller." (Homeless girl). Inside is a nearly full page: "The Christmas Waits." and another: "Punch and Judy in the Drawing Room" as well as a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Can The Law Reach Him? The Dwarf And the Giant Thi... See More
February 26, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 187 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Republican Simplicity". Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No Rudder - No Aim"; half page: 'The Great Fire of February 8, 1876, On Broadway'; full page: "Uncle Sam's Valentines" shows 5 scenes; 3/4 page: "Gather Wood"
Perha... See More
April 20, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1878 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned "An International Conference About Money" which shows Uncle Sam. Pages within include a full page: "Private Theatricals at Blackville--I Hang Upon De Honey Ob Doze Laps!", a print of "The Liberian Ship Azor", a print of: "House at San Stefano in wh... See More
September 24, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1881 The front page is taken up with a print captioned: "At The Window--A Brief Respite in a Weary Struggle" showing President James Garfield recovering from being shot (he would die very soon)... See More
The prime content in this issue is the full page print captioned: " A Game Of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds" which shows
The prime content in this issue is the full page print captioned: " A Game Of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds" which shows
August 19, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1882
Full ftpg: 'Nantasket Beach' near Boston, plus some text on it. Halfpg: 'Hillside Chapel, Concord, Mass.' Great fullpg. A.B. Frost: 'Black Bass Fishing' is displayable.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
September 16, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1882
Full ftpg: 'The International Rifle match at Creedmoor'. Fullpg: 'English & American teams in the International Rifle Match'. 1/2 pg: 'The mining exhibition at Denver, Co.'. Fullpg: 'Opening of the Oyster season'. Fullpg: 'Lawn Tennis tournament at Newport'. Fullpg: 'President Arthur's visit to... See More
December 23, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1882
Very nice fullpg: "Quincy Market, Boston". Halfpg: "Testing the Roof of the Bergen Tunnel". Two full page prints: "Christmas-Eve" and "Christmas Shopping'" shows a busy street scene. Another full page print: "Christmas Morning in Dalecarlia--Peasants Going to Church" plus much more.
NOTE: T... See More
December 1, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1883
Full ftpg. shows: "Washington Leaving New York, December 4, 1783", being quite displayable. Nice fullpg: "Washington Taking Leave of His Officers, December 4, 1783". Another full page print: "No Thanksgiving Dinner for the Johnsing Family" shows a Black family by A.B. Frost. Nice fullpg. football print: "Foot-Bal... See More
March 29, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1884
Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "The Prison Labor Problem Solved." Full pg. illus. of "The New Philadelphia Post Office." Full pg. illus. of "The New Dynamite Gun." Full pg. illus. of "The Floods in the Teche Country, Louisiana." Full pg. illus. entitled "A Pot Hunter." (Man hunting ducks). 1/2 p... See More
March 7, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1885
Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Compliments of the Season - March 4." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Sham Battle at Prospect Park, Brooklyn, on Washington's Birthday." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late William C. Kingsley." Dblpgctrfld. of "Winter at the National Capital - A Night Session." 1/2 pg. illus. o... See More
December 18, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 18, 1886 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'An Unnecessary Burden' which shows Uncle Sam with the Liberty figure. Fullpg: 'Tuxedo Park' has 8 scenes. Nearly halfpg: 'Coursing Jack Rabbits at Great Bend, Kansas'.
The very nice doublepage centerfold is by famed artist Frank S. Church: "Here's A Joll... See More
January 15, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1887
Front full pg. illus. pertaining to the poem "Crotalus", along with the entire text of the poem. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Old Bone Man of the Plains." Full pg. illus. of "Pima Indians Convoying a Silver Train in Mexico." Dblpgctrfld. of "Promenade Concert on New Year's Eve at the Produce Exchange, ... See More
July 13, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, July 13, 1889 Nice fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Trolling for Blue-Fish in Fire Island Inlet'. Great fullpg. view of: 'City of Durango, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'Delegated to Break the News--In the Mining Regions' of a husband's death.
Complete in twenty pages.
November 2, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1889 Full ftpg: 'Govt. Snagboat Removing Obstruction from the Channel of a Western River.' Fullpg: 'Embarkation of Barnum's Circus on the Steamship Furnessia' shows 7 scenes. Great dblpgctrfld: 'The Snake Dance of the Moqui Indians' shows many Indians.
Complete in twenty pages.
January 11, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 11, 1890 Two nice halfpg. scenes of: 'Oystering On the Chesapeake--Working the Beds Off Annapolis' & 'Raking in Shallow Water'. Nice Frederic Remington dblpgctrfld: 'Hunting the Caribou--'Shoot! Shoot!' plus another Remington print showing soldiers in a gunfight.
March 12, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 12, 1892 Full front page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago--the Statue of the 'Republic' in the Grand Basin'. Full page: 'State & Washington Streets, Boston'. Full page: 'Columbian Exposition--Placing Decorations on the Horticultural Bldg.'. Four pages & many illus. on: 'New Gateways to the Metropolis' shows the growth of the ... See More
September 10, 1892
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1892
Full page Frederic Remington: 'An Athletic Tournament of the British Army at Aldershot' shows 8 scenes. Very nice full page: 'A Chicago Pool-Room on Sunday' & '250th Anniv. of the Incorporation of Gloucester, Mass.' shows 4 scenes.
March 11, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, Mar. 11, 1893 Full ftpg. shows the entrance to the Horticultural Bldg. of the Columbian Exposition. Fullpg. of the 'Esquimaux Village' at the Expo. Fullpg: 'Comparative Architecture in New York'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Inauguration Ceremonies--Pres. Cleveland & Ex-President Harrison Returning from the Capitol' in a carriage. Article on Spain include... See More
July 8, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, July 8, 1893 Full ftpg. shows the 'Indian Building, Columbian Exposition'. Nice halfpg. photo of the new: 'Great Ferris Wheel' at the Col. Expo. F Wing. with 4 photos of: 'A Day with the 7th Reg. in Camp at Peekskill'. Fullpg. with 6 scenes of: 'Cairo as a Show Place' including the Pyramids. Fullpg: 'Harvard Class Day'. Three photos of &... See More
August 11, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 11, 1894 Ftpg: 'Arms & Away, Boats!' shows sailors leaving their ships for a landing drill. One-third pg. Remington: 'A Detachment of the 15th Infantry' and a fullpg. Remington: 'Watering the Texas Horses of the 3rd Cavalry in Lake Michigan'. Dblpgctfld: 'The Age of Sky-Scrapers--Tall Buildings in the Business District of New York City'... See More
September 22, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Sept. 22, 1894 Full ftpg. is a dramatic cavalry charge showing one soldier: 'Down!'. Fullpg. view of : 'The New Public Library, Boston' & 'Midsummer Jinks of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco in the Redwoods'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'U.S. Senate in Session'. Two Remington soldier prints.
April 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY April 18, 1896. Front full pg. is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Look Out for Melting Hopes About This Time." Inside has a full pg. illus: "The Marriage of Mrs. Mary Scott Lord Dimmick and Ex-President Harrison at St. Thomas Church, New York, April 6, 1896." Several illus. of "Spring Pictures."
Perhaps the most significant content is the ve... See More
March 13, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897
Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the Nation... See More
July 31, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with m... See More
December 18, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 18, 1897 The full front page is a nice print: "Santa Claus's Return Home." by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with various elves.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Hymn."; a full pg:"Christmas Carnival on the Ice, Amsterdam."; a full page color print: "I've Kept My E... See More
May 21, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898
Nice full ftpg: 'Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' ' is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: 'Scenes in the Capital of Porto Rico' & fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida'. 'News from the Klondike' includes 7 photos. Dblpgctrfld: '9th U.S. Cavalry, ... See More
August 26, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "Captain Alfred Dreyfus." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Dreyfus Trial - Prominent Figures at the Hearings." Full pg. of illus. of "Smitten Puerto Rico - Havoc Wrought by Cyclone and Flood in Our New Posession." Four portraits of "Commanding Officers of Volunteer Regiments No... See More
July 28, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1900 Full page cartoon illustrations of baseball scenes. The Philippines - Our Approach to Asia; Scenes in Tientsin and Tong-Ku; The War in Siberia; and other news of the day. "Our Ambassadors Abroad" has mention of Professor Andrew Dickson White, co-founder of Cornell University. See photos for full details.
August 25, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1900
Prisoners of Peking; Peking and Tientsin; Korea of To-Day; Zinc-field of Arkansas; "The Fishermen of San Francisco" by Rogers; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
December 10, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1904 Full page Paintings, "Here is all I have to give thee--It is the King's Jewel"; "I know thy heart, that thou dost love me well"; "....Not for myself do I seek this vengeance" all by H. Pyle; "The Evening of Christmas"; The $30,000 Bequest by Mark Twain; "The Story of Bethlehem"; The Reve... See More
May 5, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1906 There is a front page illustration, "The Heart of the Ruins" by Arthur Lewis and an article called "The Destruction of San Francisco" by Miriam Michelson. This issue has many full page photos of San Francisco after it is destroyed. Photos like "Looking North on Battery Street at Broadway, Showing, on the Right, The Westerly ... See More
August 24, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 24, 1907 There is a front page photo, "In His Hours of Ease." There is an article and photos of "A Nero of To-Day" by W. G. Fitz-Gerald. Photos of "Three of Saint-Gaudens' Best Sculptures" is included in this issue as well as, a double page illustration of "The Eavesdropper" by James Montgomery F... See More
June 25, 1910
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1910 Full front page photo: Citizen Roosevelt Welcomes America. Shows Teddy Roosevelt riding in a barouche through New York, waving his hat re. his return from traveling the world. Mark Twain, E.W.Kemble, and J.M. Flagg prints are present as well. This issue also contains firefighting content and NY skyline content.
Other photos,... See More
February 2, 1893
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893 A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping (see hyperlink).
Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of C... See More
March 9, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861 The issue being offered is an incomplete issue containing the following illustrations: the front page full-page illustration "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag with Thirty-Four Stars Upon Independence Hall, Philadelphia, February 22, 1861"; full-page "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the Stat... See More
July 5, 1879
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 5, 1879 Within the issue is a very nice full page print captioned: "Colorado--General View of the New Mining Town of Leadville". Terrific, early view of this famous town! Print measures about 9 1/2 by 14 inches. There is a related article on Leadville on another page in this issue.
Also within the issue coverage on "The Late ... See More
February 7, 1874
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, February 7, 1874
* Death of Chang and Eng Bunker
* Siamese twins print
Inside has a nice, full length portrait of Chang-Eng, the famous Siamese twins with a related article: "Death Of The Siamese Twins". Other illustrations include: "'Here They Come!' Pennsylvania--Pike County.--Winter Sports of the Blooming Grove Park Associa... See More
April 2, 1914
LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914 See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce.
Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable.
June 7, 1856
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (Supplement), England, June 7, 1856 The prime feature of this issue is the full back page map of Central America, with an additional page of supporting text providing considerable details of the events in the region. Other prints with text throughout, mostly focused on the 1856 Peace Commemoration in England.
Complete in 16 pages and in very nice condition.
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